Mint Pea Dip

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Makes:
10 servings
Serving Size:
2 tablespoons
Yields:
1 1/4 cups
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Mint Pea Dip

Ingredients
2
cups fresh peas or frozen peas, thawed
1
ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
2
tablespoons snipped fresh mint
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground black pepper
 
Crushed red pepper (optional)
 
Assorted fresh vegetables
 
Toasted baguette slices

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. For frozen peas cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. For fresh peas cover and simmer for 4 minutes. Drain and cool.
  2. In a food processor combine peas, Parmesan, olive oil, garlic, mint, salt and pepper. Process to desired consistency. Top with mint and crushed red pepper, if desired. Serve with fresh spring vegetables or smeared on toasted baguette slices.

Nutrition Facts

(Mint Pea Dip)
    Per serving:
  • 62 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 2 mg chol.,
  • 104 mg sodium,
  • 5 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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